Windows XP forum: Help, Windows display setting keeps resetting after startup

by: Lee Koo (ADMIN) October 22, 2010 2:38 PM PDT

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Help, Windows display setting keeps resetting after startup

by Lee Koo (ADMIN) ModeratorCNET staff - 10/22/10 2:38 PM

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Help, Windows display setting keeps resetting after startup


On startup of my computer the monitor screen displays normal
sized icons, then enlarges to gigantic icons. After all
programs are started I right click on the screen and click on
properties. Display properties open, then I click on settings
and move the slider to my likings, I click apply and the
desktop reverts to normal size and operates in all areas
normally. The problem is I have to perform this task every
time I restart my computer. It's obvious that the apply/ok
setting in the display properties setting is not sticking. Is
there a fix for this condition? Please HELP. Running Windows
XP. Thanks.

--Submitted by: Mel W.

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please read all the advice and suggestions that our
members have contributed to this question.

Part 1: WINDOWS DISPLAY PROBLEMS --Submitted by: GEO2003
http://forums.cnet.com/7726-6142_102-5012374.html

Part 2: QUESTION ABOUT CORRUPTED DRIVERS AS THE ISSUE --Submitted by: GEO2003
http://forums.cnet.com/7726-6142_102-5012950.html

Windows Display keeps resetting after startup --Submitted by: mrskelly
http://forums.cnet.com/7726-6142_102-5013627.html

A simple fix... --Submitted by: cpotter--2008
http://forums.cnet.com/7726-6142_102-5012394.html

Try this --Submitted by: keckhart
http://forums.cnet.com/7726-6142_102-5012355.html

Thank you to all who contributed!

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Message was edited by: Lee Koo (ADMIN) 10/29/2010 4:07PM

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